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#3 UNC Women's Soccer Outlasts #9 Virginia Tech 2-1In a match where scoring opportunities were hard to come by the third-ranked UNC women’s soccer team defeated ninth-ranked Virginia Tech 2-1 Saturday at Thompson Field. The Tar Heels were limited to just two shots in the second half by Virginia Tech but it was Katie Bowen’s goal in the 61st minute which lifted the Tar Heels to the victory over the Hokies. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Men's Soccer Highlights vs. Notre DameAlan Winn scored two goals in the second half as the no. 3 North Carolina men's soccer team defeated no. 2 Notre Dame 4-2 in Chapel Hill.
UNC Men's Soccer Beats Notre Dame for Program's 700th WinA goal and two assists from Colton Storm pushed No. 3 North Carolina (5-0-1) past No. 2 Notre Dame (4-2-1) in a 4-2 victory at Fetzer Field Friday afternoon. This marked the 700th win in program history. “Probably the most important thing, I really want to thank the crowd for coming out. They were awesome, I think they’re really inspiring to our players," said UNC coach Carlos Somoano. (GoHeels.com)
How getting cut from the World Cup made Crystal Dunn the U.S.'s next big starCrystal Dunn wishes she could sing or dance backup for Beyonce. Who doesn’t? But the background doesn’t particularly suit the Washington Spirit striker. She can often be found goofing off or cracking up a teammate. She wears oversized sunglasses while riding a stationary bike on the sideline at practice. (USA Today)
Men's Soccer Game Of The Week: #3 UNC vs. #2 Notre DameThe biggest match of the college soccer weekend takes place Friday at Fetzer Field when No. 3 North Carolina hosts second-ranked Notre Dame at 5 p.m. on ESPNU. Bring your Illinois (Sept. 19) football game ticket and receive a $3 ticket. Carolina’s next victory will be its 700th in program history dating back to 1953. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Women's Soccer Alums Discuss What Anson Dorrance Has Meant To ThemUNC women's soccer alums Jessica McDonald, Kealia Ohai and Meghan Klingenberg talk about UNC coach Anson Dorrance and the significant impact he's had on their collegiate, professional, and personal lives.
Green & Scarpa Lift #4 UNC Women's Soccer Past UCLASenior Summer Green opened the scoring and sophomore Jessie Scarpa added a pair of goals as fourth-ranked North Carolina defeated UCLA 3-1 in women’s soccer Sunday afternoon at Fetzer Field. In the fourth matchup of the teams in the past 24 months, UNC took a 2-0 advantage before conceding a goal under withering pressure in the 82nd minute. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Women's Soccer Highlights vs. UCLAThe fourth-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels women's soccer team downed the UCLA Bruins 3-1 at Fetzer Field in Chapel Hill on September 13th, 2015.
Video: UNC Women's Soccer Highlights vs. NebraskaThe fourth-ranked North Carolina women's soccer team cruised to a 3-0 victory on the road at Nebraska on September 11, 2015.
UNC Women's Soccer Triumphs In Nielsen’s Return To LincolnThe fourth-ranked UNC women’s soccer team got goals from Dorian Bailey, Emily Bruder and Jessie Scarpa to defeat the University of Nebraska 3-0 Friday night at Hibner Stadium. The contest was played as a homecoming game for UNC senior defender and tri-captain Paige Nielsen who grew up in Lincoln and graduated from Lincoln Southeast High School in 2012. (GoHeels.com)
#3 UNC Men's Soccer Blanks Virginia TechNo. 3 North Carolina opened up Atlantic Coast Conference play with a 2-0 victory at Virginia Tech on Friday night from Thompson Field. Two late goals in the opening half put North Carolina (4-0-1, 1-0-0 ACC) firmly in the drivers seat against the Hokies. Senior midfielder Raby George struck in the 38th minute with his team-leading third goal of 2015. (GoHeels.com)
UNC women's soccer defender Paige Nielsen prepares for homecomingFrom the day she decided to leave Nebraska and follow in the footsteps of North Carolina soccer greats Mia Hamm and Kristine Lilly, Paige Nielsen has dreamed of returning to play in her hometown. Now, for the first time in her four years on the UNC women’s soccer team, the senior defender will play tonight in Lincoln, Neb., in front of her childhood friends and family. (Daily Tar Heel)
Green Means GoSummer Green is currently second on the UNC women's soccer team in scoring with four goals through North Carolina’s 5-0-1 season. The senior wants nothing more than to give her teammates the experience of winning it all. “When we were freshmen, I didn’t quite know what it was to even win a national championship, but over the years it has become more apparent how special it was.” (GoHeels.com)
Paige Nielsen leaving footprint as a Tar HeelWhat started out as a dream became a possibility. What was once a possibility became reality. For Paige Nielsen, reality has become surreal. Now a senior at North Carolina, it doesn’t seem so long ago that she was attending Husker soccer camps and playing for Lincoln Southeast. Then, with the support of her mother, Nielsen chased her ultimate dream. (Lincoln Journal Star)
Video: UNC Women's Soccer Alums Dish on Pre-Game Dance TraditionUNC women's soccer alums Jessica Mcdonald, Kealia Ohai and Meghan Klingenberg reflect on how dance became a huge part of the team's culture during their time at UNC, a tradition that we still carry on today.